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May 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Park City Film with Park City Museum is presenting the film Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am on Thursday, May 14th. Pre-registration for the screening is required. Registrants will receive a link to watch the film for free during a 5-hour window on May 14th (5pm-10pm MT). A live Q&A with poet, educator and community activist Glenn North will be held on Friday, May 15th at 6pm. A private link for the discussion will be sent to all registrants.
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am is an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio, to ʼ70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room — Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature. Inspired to write because no one took a “little black girl” seriously, Morrison reflects on her lifelong deconstruction of the master narrative. Woven together with a rich collection of art, history, literature and personality, the film includes discussions about her many critically acclaimed works, including novels “The Bluest Eye,” “Sula” and “Song of Solomon,” her role as an editor of iconic African-American literature and her time teaching at Princeton University. The film features interviews with Hilton Als, Angela Davis, Fran Lebowitz, Walter Mosley, Sonia Sanchez and Oprah Winfrey, who turned Morrison’s novel “Beloved” into a feature film.
Questions? Please go to https://parkcityfilm.org/film/toni-morrison-the-pieces-i-am/ for more information or contact Diane Knispel at firstname.lastname@example.org.